North-Central Section - 39th Annual Meeting (May 19–20, 2005)
Session No. 6 Thursday, 19 May 2005
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Radisson Metrodome: Nolte Room

T7. Issues in Undergraduate Geoscience Education

Mary Savina and Cathy A. Manduca, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
6-18:00 AM DEFINING AND DISCUSSING SCIENCE AND SCIENTIFIC METHODS IN AN INTRODUCTORY COLLEGE SCIENCE CLASS: IS IT NECESSARY?: BRANLUND, Joy M., Earth Science, Southwestern Illinois College, 4950 Maryville Rd, Granite City, IL 62040, Joy.Branlund@swic.edu
6-28:20 AM INCORPORATING A CLASSROOM PERFORMANCE SYSTEM INTO AN INTRODUCTORY PHYSICAL GEOLOGY COURSE: FRIBERG, LaVerne M., Department of Geology, The Univ of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, Lfribe1@uakron.edu
6-38:40 AM UNDERSTANDING EARTH SYSTEM PROCESSES THROUGH PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING: EXAMPLES FROM UNDERGRADUATE COURSES IN OCEANOGRAPHY, NATURAL HAZARDS AND EARTH HISTORY: CROWDER, Margaret E. and SIEWERS, Fredrick D., Dept. of Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky Univ, 1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101, margaret.crowder@wku.edu
6-49:00 AM RESEARCH ON AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT USING A VIRTUAL WORLD FOR LEARNING GEOLOGY: SAINI-EIDUKAT, Bernhardt1, SCHWERT, Donald P.1, SLATOR, Brian2, DANIELS, Lisa3, and TERPSTRA, Jeff4, (1) Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State Univ, Fargo, ND 58105-5517, bernhardt.saini-eidukat@ndsu.edu, (2) Dept. of Computer Science, North Dakota State Univ, Fargo, ND 58105, (3) School of Education, North Dakota State Univ, Fargo, ND 58105, (4) Department of Statistics, North Dakota State Univ, Fargo, ND 58105-5517
6-59:20 AM CAN THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF ATHLETES IN SCIENCE COURSES BE RELATED TO THEIR LEARNING STYLES?: BHATTACHARYYA, Prajukti, Geography and Geology, Univ of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 328 Salisbury Hall, 800 Main St, Whitewater, WI 53190, bhattacj@uww.edu and CZECK, Dyanna M., Geosciences, Univ of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201
6-69:40 AM “ONLY CONNECT*”: HELPING STUDENTS TRANSFER KNOWLEDGE INTO AND OUT OF THE GEOSCIENCE CLASSROOM: SAVINA, Mary E., Department of Geology, Carleton College, One N. College St, Northfield, MN 55057, msavina@carleton.edu
 10:00 AM Break
6-710:20 AM TEACHING QUANTITATIVE SKILLS IN THE GEOSCIENCES: MANDUCA, Cathy A., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, cmanduca@carleton.edu, WENNER, Jennifer M., Geology Dept 800 Algoma Blvd, Univ of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901, BAER, Eric M., Geology, Highline Community College, P.O. Box 98000, Des Moines, WA 98198, MACDONALD, R. Heather, College William & Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, SAVINA, Mary E., Geology, Carleton College, 300 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, and PATTERSON, Sam, Mathematics, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057
6-810:40 AM THE ELECTION PROJECT: INCLUDING RESEARCH INTO CANDIDATES' POSITIONS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AS PART OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE COURSE: PHILLIPS, Michael A., Natural Sciences, Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N. Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, IL 61348-9692, mike_phillips@ivcc.edu
6-911:00 AM UTILIZING A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AS A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: ALEXANDER, Scott C.1, ALEXANDER, E. Calvin Jr1, PFANNKUCH, Hans-Olaf1, and ARCHER, Greg2, (1) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ. of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr., SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, alexa017@umn.edu, (2) Environmental Health and Safety, Univ. of Minnesota, W140 Boynton Health Services, Del Code 1171, Minneapolis, MN 55455
6-1011:20 AM BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN THE RESEARCH LAB AND K-16 EDUCATION: SOME EXAMPLES FROM A NATIONAL LABORATORY: CAMPBELL, Karen1, FRIESEN, Benjamin1, BAUMTROG, Jill2, TAL, Michal3, STRONG, Nikki3, MURPHY, Tony4, MORIN, Paul5, and DALBOTTEN, Diana6, (1) National Ctr for Earth-surface Dynamics, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, 2 Third Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, kmc@umn.edu, (2) Education and Human Development, Univ of Minnesota, 2 Third Ave SE, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Minneapolis, MN 55414, (3) Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Room 108, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, (4) Education Department, College of St Catherine, 2004 Randolph Ave, #4032, St Paul, MN 55105, (5) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, (6) National Ctr for Earth-surface Dynamics, 2 Third Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
6-1111:40 AM EARTH SCIENCE FOR EDUCATORS: A STANDARDS FOCUSED COURSE FOR IN-SERVICE TEACHERS IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA: SHUSTER, Robert D., Department of Geography/Geology, Univ of Nebraska-Omaha, 6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182-0199, rshuster@mail.unomaha.edu

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